Dr. Stefan Arnau

Arnau_neu Scientific Staff

Cognitive Ergonomics

Phone: +49 / 231 1084 382
Email: arnau@ifado.de

Curriculum Vitae:

  • Since 2019 post-doctoral researcher at the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors Dortmund (IfADo)
  • 2018 PhD at the Faculty for Psychology of the Ruhr-University Bochum
  • 2015-2018 PhD student at the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors Dortmund (IfADo)
  • 2014 Diploma in Psychology at the Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf

Research topics:

  • Cognitive ergonomics: Investigating the influence of task properties, cognitive states, environmental factors and cognitive performance.
  • Electrophysiological correlates of mental states.
  • Electrophysiology in natural settings: mobile EEG.

Key publications:

  • 2020
    Schubert, A.-L., Hagemann, D., Löffler, C., Rummel, J., & Arnau, S. (2020). A chronometric model of the relationship between frontal midline theta functional connectivity and human intelligence. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0000865

    Rösner, M., Arnau, S., Skiba, I., Wascher, E., & Schneider, D. (2020). The spatial orienting of the focus of attention in working memory makes use of inhibition: Evidence by hemispheric asymmetries in posterior alpha oscillations. Neuropsychologia, 142(February), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2020.107442

    Arnau, S, Löffler, C, Rummel, J, Hagemann, D, Wascher, E, Schubert, A‐L. Inter‐trial alpha power indicates mind wandering Psychophysiology. 2020; 57:e13581. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.13581

    Wascher, E., Arnau, S., Schneider, D., Hoppe, K., Getzmann, S., Verleger, R. (2020). No effect of target probability on P3b amplitudes. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 153, 107-115. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2020.04.023.

  • 2019
    Arnau, S., Wascher, E., & Küper, K. (2019). Age-related differences in reallocating cognitive resources when dealing with interruptions. NeuroImage, 191(February), 292–302. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.02.048

    Wascher, E., Arnau, S., Reiser, J. E., Rudinger, G., Karthaus, M., Rinkenauer, G., Dreger, F., Getzmann, S. (2019). Evaluating Mental Load During Realistic Driving Simulations by Means of Round the Ear Electrodes. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 13(September), 1–11. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2019.00940

    Reiser, J. E., Wascher, E., & Arnau, S. (2019). Recording mobile EEG in an outdoor environment reveals cognitive-motor interference dependent on movement complexity. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-49503-4

  • 2018
    Thönes, S., Arnau, S., & Wascher, E. (2018). Cognitions about time affect perception, behavior, and physiology – A review on effects of external clock-speed manipulations. Consciousness and Cognition, 63(February), 99–109. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2018.06.014

    Wascher, E., Arnau, S., Gutberlet, I., Karthaus, M., & Getzmann, S. (2018). Evaluating Pro- and Re-Active Driving Behavior by Means of the EEG. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12(May), 1–8. http://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2018.00205

    Getzmann, S., Arnau, S., Karthaus, M., Reiser, J. E., & Wascher, E. (2018). Age-Related Differences in Pro-active Driving Behavior Revealed by EEG Measures. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12(August), 1–10. http://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2018.00321

  • 2017
    Arnau, S., Möckel, T., Rinkenauer, G., & Wascher, E. (2017). The interconnection of mental fatigue and aging: An EEG study. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 117(December 2016), 17–25. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2017.04.003

  • 2016
    Wascher, E., Heppner, H., Kobald, S. O., Arnau, S., Getzmann, S., & Möckel, T. (2016). Age-Sensitive Effects of Enduring Work with Alternating Cognitive and Physical Load. A Study Applying Mobile EEG in a Real Life Working Scenario. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9(January), 711. http://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2015.00711